Kate Middleton"s leggy mother Carole is stylish as her fashionable offspring

A study in poise from the Middleton girls” school of legsellence

9:01 PM on 12th October 2011

Mother knows best: Carole Middleton arrives at the dance show and manages to keep her dignity admirably

Mother knows best: Carole Middleton arrives at the dance show and manages to keep her dignity admirably

Pippa Middleton Duchess of Cambridge

Following in the footsteps: Pippa and Kate have clearly inherited their mother”s sense of decorum

Michael and Carole Middleton attend exclusive performance of a medley of cultural dances such as flamenco and belly dancing Michael and Carole Middleton attend exclusive performance of a medley of cultural dances such as flamenco and belly dancing

Prince William”s in-laws Michael and Carole Middleton look the height of elegance as they attend Venezuela Viva in London last night